London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A selection of Chinese jade carvings
comprising a mottled grey jade pierced carving of a seated beast holding flowersprays in its mouth -- 2in. (5cms) long; two pale celadon jade belt hooks with dragon head terminals -- 4in. (10.2cms) long max; a mottled grey and black jade carving of a recumbent cat -- 2¼in. (5.7cms) long; a mottled celadon jade carving of a boy seated upon a buffalo -- 1¾in. (4.5cms) long; a mottled brown jade carving of an axe head -- 23/8in. (6cms) long; and a celadon jade carving of two recumbent boys -- 1¾in. (4.5cms) long.
See Illustration for Part Lot. (4)
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